The Birds Joins 24 Other Films Selected for 2016 National Film Registry

The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board’s (NFPB) selection of films for preservation in the Library of Congress, and each year the NFPB adds to the NFR up to 25 “culturally, historically, or aesthetically… Continue Reading


Platinum Dunes Finds a Director for its Remake of The Birds

Source Name: Variety Source Url: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/universal-and-michael-bays-birds-remake-finds-its-director-1201123184/ Post Thumb: /feb14/the-birds.jpg A remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s tale of avian terror has been rumored and talked about since way back in 2007, but it’s been quite some time since we’ve heard anything about… Continue Reading


Make Room for IFC Plus One

Source Name: Variety Source Url: http://variety.com/2013/film/news/dennis-iliadis-plus-one-1200502568/ Post Thumb: /mar13/plus-one.jpg Some quick distribution news has come in for ilmmaker Dennis Iliadis’ (The Last House on the Left) new film, Plus One. IFC has acquired US rights to Iliadis’ supernatural thriller three… Continue Reading


Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Dennis Iliadis Talks Plus One, The Birds Remake and More

Post Thumb: /mar13/plus-one.jpg The last time we saw up-and-coming filmmaker Dennis Iliadis behind the camera was for the rather good (minus that whole microwave ending thing) 2009 remake of Wes Craven’s The Last House on the Left. Now Iliadis has… Continue Reading


Tribeca 2013: Tribeca Drive-In Returns with The Birds and Beetlejuice

Source Name: Tribeca Film Festival Source Url: http://www.tribecafilm.com/blogs/beetlejuice-the-birds-lil-bub-tribeca-drive-in Post Thumb: /mar13/tribeca13.jpg The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express from April 17-28, has announced the return of its signature free community events, including the Tribeca Drive-In (April 18-20), which will… Continue Reading


Encore Suspense Celebrates Alfred Hitchcock’s 113th Birthday with 13 Nights of Thrilling Classics

Source Name: Encore Suspense Source Url: http://www.starz.com/Promotions/Hitchcock113thBirthdayCelebration#/preview Post Thumb: /studios/encore.jpg The Master of Suspense – Sir Alfred Hitchcock – would be turning 113 on August 13, 2012, and Encore Suspense plans to celebrate his birthday by showcasing his classic films… Continue Reading


Universal Restoring Some Classic Horror Films as Part of its Yearlong Centennial Celebration

Post Thumb: /jan12/uni100logothumb.jpg Universal is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2012 and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration honoring the studio’s rich film history and cultural legacy, which, as every horror fan knows, includes a plethora of genre… Continue Reading